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Going Hungry in Venezuela

Fabiola Zerpa and Noris Soto

Much has been written about Venezuelans’ daily battles with food shortages since the oil-rich Latin American country sank into economic chaos a few years ago: the plunging caloric intake, surging malnutrition, and, in some extreme cases, starvation. But it’s difficult to comprehend what it looks and feels like up close—to see a neighbor’s round face slowly

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